All students must carry a full schedule. To graduate from Saint John Vianney High School, students must acquire 150 credits. Students are required to complete an approved course of study which includes the following:
- Theology - 4
- English - 4
- Mathematics - 3
- Fine, Practical & Performing Arts - 1
- Physical Ed/Health - 2 *
- Lab. Science - 3
- U.S. History - 2
- World History - 1
- World Language - 2
- To Advance to 10th Grade - 35 credits
- To Advance to 11th Grade - 70 credits
- To Advance to 12th Grade - 110 credits
- To Graduate - 150 credits
*Students taking 2 or more AP courses in one year are exempt from the PE/Health requirement for that same year.
*In order to earn a diploma from SJVHS, a student must be enrolled full-time in his/her senior year and be taking a full schedule of approved SJVHS courses. All seniors must pass both marking periods in Term 2 to complete requirements for a diploma.
*The Senior Graduation requirement for Christian Service is 30 Hours for the 2022-2023 School Year
Students wishing to pursue a rigorous curriculum for competitive colleges should take four years in all core subject areas (math, science, English, history and world language) with a combination of honors, dual enrollment, and advanced placement courses.